Risk Management in Five Easy Pieces, with Apologies to Jack

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Managing Cost, Schedule, & Technical Performance Risk Is The Basis Of Good Project Management. Risk management is essential to the success of any significant project. These risks can be mitigated with a good risk management process. Risk management structure.

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Capabilities Release or Cadence Release

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So do we pick a Capabilities Release or a Cadence Release? Cadence release puts value out on a periodic basis. Those capabilities don't always show up in the Cadence, but that's a separate issue as well. . IT Risk Management.

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7 Factors for running an effective Kanban Replenishment Meeting


In 2015, in a blog post called Kanban Cadences , David Anderson laid out a set of 7 Kanban cadences or meetings that provide comprehensive opportunities for feedback, planning, and review in an enterprise.

ESP Compared to Kanban Method


He highlights this with the adoption path for Kanban cadences (meetings) as to how Kanban is bottom-up and inside-out approach whereas ESP is the top-down and outside-in approach. We also anticipate the adoption of the Kanban Cadences to be different.

How effective is your benefits management framework?

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Benefits management, like project risk management, is practiced poorly by most organizations. This analysis should focus on assumptions and risks impacting benefits realization.

Common Ground for a Conversation about Estimating

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Can these two Features 2015007 and 2015008 going to make into the next Cadence release, scheduled for the end of November?". This is the Value at Risk conversation. What are you willing to risk of you make that decision without the needed accuracy and precision to "protect" your decision for a loss ? Neil Killick posted a good question, what's the common ground for talking about estimates.

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IT Risk Management. Herding Cats: Capabilities Release or Cadence Release. Better have a plan to reduce technical and programmatic uncertainty (both of which have aleatory and epistemic behaviours respectively) at a planned rate, for a planned cost, on a planned time. Or plan on being late, over budget, and reduced probability of technical success, before you start. All Value is Cost and Time dependent.

Deliver Fast or Deliver as Planned (Update)

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The Plan for the delivery of value is shown in the Product Roadmap and implemented in the Cadence Release Plan, or sometimes in the Capabilities Release plan. IT Risk Management. A popular mantra in Agile is deliver fast, deliver often. In some domains this may be applicable.

The Tangible Value of The “Intangibles”


CoS is a risk categorization mechanism for any work item. This approach can be easily extended to strive for uniform cadence across the value stream. One of the important aspects of The Kanban Method is Class of Service (CoS).

Agile Release Train (ART)


Program Increments (PIs) provide a development timebox (default 10 weeks) that uses cadence and synchronization to facilitate planning, limiting WIP, provide for aggregation of value and assure consistent retrospectives.

Unravelling PI Planning


As the PI has 5 iterations with multiple teams working in cadence to achieve a common vision, it is important for these teams to assemble and plan out the course of action for the entire PI duration. System Arch/ Engineering – to help establish inter-team dependencies and risks.

Is Macroeconomics and Social Science the Same as Software Development?

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This is the basis of the Agile Product Roadmap and Product Release Plan (either cadence or capability based). If it's knowable, doesn't means it's known, but standard Risk Management has the means to deal with knowns and know unknowns - both reducible and irreducible. IT Risk Management. Risk Management is How Adults Manage Projects. Risk Management is How Adults Manage Projects. Qualitative Risk Management and Quantitative Risk Management.

Use This Free Project Status Report Template for Fast and Easy Project Reporting

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You can break out the different areas for individual status indicators, so any that need attention due to risk are highlighted and easy to see. You can also incorporate any risks that have occurred and how the team is addressing them. Photo by Green Chameleon on Unsplash.